Events

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Nov
22
Thu
The Allison Christmas Spectacular! @ The Allison Christmas Spectacular!
Nov 22 2018 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 10:00 pm
The Allison Christmas Spectacular! @ The Allison Christmas Spectacular! | Havana | Florida | United States

The Allison Christmas Spectacular is celebrating 11 years! Returning this year are 3 mega trees, 12 mini trees, 14 leaping arches, 102.5 FM WACS Radio, hundreds of strobes, and all of our previously featured dancing sequences. Due to the popularity of our 10th Year Celebration theme “Let There Be Light,” we are continuing it again this year! We are again featuring over 200,000 lights, dancing to 6 songs this year! The NEW sequence for this year is Matt Riley’s “Ode to Joy.”

​There is no charge to come see the lights, and the display is a drive-by. The lights will be displayed Thanksgiving through New Year’s from 6-10 pm nightly. Feel free to check out and like our Facebook page to receive timely updates regarding The Allison Christmas Spectacular! Be sure to also visit our official website at allisonchristmasspectacular.com. We hope you and your family and friends are able to come by this year!

Dec
13
Thu
Voces Angelorum at Goodwood Museum & Gardens @ Goodwood Museum & Gardens
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Voces Angelorum at Goodwood Museum & Gardens @ Goodwood Museum & Gardens | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Voces Angelorum invites you to usher in the holiday season with an evening of candlelight and chorale on Thursday, December 13 at 7pm at Goodwood Museum & Gardens located at 1600 Miccosukee Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32308.

Come and enjoy an elegant evening with a stroll around the grounds and a tour of the main house beginning at 5:30pm, followed by a beautiful holiday choral concert in the Carriage House at 7pm. You may arrive any time between 5:30 and 7pm. This winter’s concert features the Messa a3, mass settings of Giacomo Puccini (Puccini’s great-great grandfather with whom he shared the same name) for treble voices, accompanied by string instruments!

Admission is $25. The evening includes a complimentary wine bar which will be open prior to and after the concert, museum tour, concert, and a variety of foods after the performance. Proceeds benefit Voces Angelorum and Goodwood Museum.

Tickets may be purchased online at www.vocestally.org/tickets or at the door beginning as early as 5:30. We accept cash, card or check made out to Voces Angelorum.

We hope you will join us for a festive evening this holiday season! Contact us at vocesangelorum@gmail.com for more information.

Dec
14
Fri
Midtown Reader’s Holiday Open House @ Midtown Reader
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Midtown Reader's Holiday Open House @ Midtown Reader

Midtown Reader, Tallahassee’s only independent, general-subject bookstore, is excited to celebrate the holidays with our annual Holiday Open House! This year we’re welcoming several local writers and a visual artist for a festive meet-and-greet and shopping experience. We’ll have wine and snacks, authors will be available to chat and personalize books, and Midtown Reader staff will be available for complimentary gift wrapping.

This year’s Holiday Open House will be hosted by poets Barbara Hamby and David Kirby, and will feature authors Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, poet Dami Aderibigbe, author Ravi Howard, poet Mary Jane Ryals, middle grade author Faith Harkey, and visual artist Pattie Maney.

Holiday Magic! @ Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm
Holiday Magic! @ Ruby Diamond Concert Hall | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

After a stunning debut with the TSO at our 2017 “Night at the Oscars” performance, we’ve invited back the fantastic Mikki Sodergren for our Holiday Magic shows! This elegant evening will feature favorites such as “The Christmas Song,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Let it Snow” and more! Holiday Magic is the perfect way to usher in the most wonderful time of the year!

Dec
15
Sat
HOLIDAY DANCE PARTY BY USA DANCE 6010 @ TALLAHASSEE SENIOR CENTER
Dec 15 all-day
HOLIDAY DANCE PARTY BY USA DANCE 6010 @ TALLAHASSEE SENIOR CENTER

COME JOIN THE USA DANCE 6010 FOR THE FINAL DANCE PARTY OF 2018

SEMI-FORMAL SO PUT ON YOUR BEST HOLIDAY DRESS OR ATTIRE

EVENT AVAILABLE FOR ALL AGES AND DANCE LEVELS! BEGINNERS, INTERMEDITE AND ADVANCED.

KIDS UNDER 10 GET IN FREE
KIDS FROM 11-18 ONLY $5
ALL OTHER STUDENTS $5 (COLLEGE ID REQUIRED)
MEMBERS – $8
NON-MEMBERS – $14

6:30-7:15 – FREE FOXTROT LESSON WITH ADMISSION
7:30 – 10 PM – DANCE

Santa’s Shopping Day @ Tallahassee Museum
Dec 15 @ 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Santa's Shopping Day @ Tallahassee Museum | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

This season the Museum is offering a day to get your last minute shopping, and wrapping done while
the kiddies enjoy a day of fun-filled festivities at the Museum! The day will include two seasonal crafts,
a seasonal food preparation activity, and a holiday science project along with an outdoor activity.
Children may bring their lunch or eat at the Trail Break. The day is certain to be fun for all who attend!

Kidtown Santa Story Hour @ Midtown Reader
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kidtown Santa Story Hour @ Midtown Reader

We’re continuing our tradition of hosting Santa Claus at Midtown Reader for a special story hour for children of all ages! Meet Santa, take photos with him, and listen as he reads The Polar Express. Who will this year’s Santa be? Here is your second hint: Midtown Reader loves local businesses, and so does this year’s Santa Claus! In fact, Santa owns a business right here in our neighborhood. Santa will join us to celebrate our book tree benefiting the Children’s Home Society!

Southern Gals: Holiday BINGO event @ Northside Community Center
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Southern Gals: Holiday BINGO event @ Northside Community Center

Come play BINGO for the chance to win fabulous prizes from your favorite Southern Gals!! Each vendor will have something delightful to offer to help complete your holiday shopping list, too.
This is going to be an amazing event, we will have bingo, shopping, prizes, food, and lots of fun! Participants will have the chance to visit and shop from the following vendors: LuLaRoe, Lipsense, Color Street Nails, Arbonne, Young Living, L’ BRI, Smith Creek Cottage Soaps and Premier Jewelry. Each vendor will also be providing a prize for winning bingo.

Come out for some fun and get some Christmas shopping done while supporting some local businesses.

Rose City Symphonic Band Christmas Concert @ Mulligan Park Gracious Retirement Living
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rose City Symphonic Band Christmas Concert @ Mulligan Park Gracious Retirement Living | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Rose City Symphonic Band presents a concert program of classic and seasonal tunes as we celebrate the holidays. Join us at 7 PM on Saturday, December 15th as we return to play at Mulligan Park Gracious Retirement Living, 1800 Hermitage Boulevard, Tallahassee. The concert is free and open to the public! We hope to see you there! Lisa M. Foltz, Music Director and Conductor

Holiday Magic! @ Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm
Holiday Magic! @ Ruby Diamond Concert Hall | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

After a stunning debut with the TSO at our 2017 “Night at the Oscars” performance, we’ve invited back the fantastic Mikki Sodergren for our Holiday Magic shows! This elegant evening will feature favorites such as “The Christmas Song,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Let it Snow” and more! Holiday Magic is the perfect way to usher in the most wonderful time of the year!